The Slight Edge – Cliffs Notes

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It’s summer reading time again – and – a couple of ‘beauties have crossed my desk.  Starting first with  The Slight Edge (as recommended to me by one of the most fun and successful women in business I know).  This book is great if you DONT already subscribe to the idea of The Power of Habit – but if you do, it reinforces the methodology with some great points and quotes;

  • “I’m a believer in luck.  The harder I work, the more of it I seem to have.” – Coleman Cox
  • “There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is the definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.” – Napoleon Hill
  • In Cultivating Slight Edge Habits (for all aspects of life and business); “Sow an act, reap a habit.  Sow a habit, reap a character.  Sow a character, reap a destiny.” – Charles Reade
  • The Slight Edge, as Jeff Olson puts it, is in constantly making decisions that push you in the right direction.  OR – as marketing protocol would have it – set the direction, and make sure every decision aligns with it;

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